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secretary, leon panetta, confirming that the united states has deployed american troops to help jordan with a civil war across its northern border in syria. this marks the strongest u.s. military response yet to syria's 19 month long civil war. a u.s. defense official saying more than 100 military planners and other troops now operating from a joint u.s. jordanian military center, north of the capital city of amman. that's less than 35 miles from jordan's border with syria. this follows several days of cross border attacks between syria and turkey. a troubling sign that the syrian civil war could explode into a wider conflict. today secretary panetta saying the u.s. is helping jordan deal with tens of thousands of refugees out of syria and getting ready for any potential syrian escalation. >> that's the reason we have our -- a group of our force there is working to help them build a headquarters there and to insure that we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a strong one so that we can deal with all of the possible consequences of what's happening in syria. >> ac
border with jordan to help bolster that country's military readiness. there is a late development that could have major ramifications. correspondent leland vittert has specifics from jerusalem. hello. >> just in the past few hours, bret, the turkish military intercepted a syrian airliner flying from russia. turkish foreign minister says they have intelligence that the plane is carrying non-civilian cargo. comes and we're learning the u.s. now has military boots on the ground near the syrian border. >> with increasing fears over the security of syrian chemical weapons, stock piles, approximately 150 u.s. special operations troops flown to jordan to build headquarters and begin contingency planning to keep weapons of mass destruction from being used against civilian polllations or falling in the hands of militants. the u.s. defense secretary would not rule in or out direct military action. >> we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a strong one. so that we can deal with all of the possible consequences of what is happening in syria. >> that could include syrian
.s. special operations troops flown to jordan to build headquarters topea osn contingency plaing agt liolio u mint groups. the u.s. defense secretary would not rule in or out direct military action. >> we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a strongnete cl w a of the possible consequences of what is happening in syria. >> that could include syrian artillery shells inordan as they have in southern turkey. arer bge tshgelsedhe stakes at impromptu news conference visiting his troops on the border. saying that if syria continues to shell his country, they would respond with greater force. heptunlyhig comess sn ghki fs t attack rebel positions in border villages. the headline of u.s. troops now on the ground in jordan and turkish etorncin i ta diplomati equivalent of baby steps toward what is still distant possibility of military intervention against the syrian regime. back to you. >> bret: leland vittert live inhe middle east nsroom. dofo thtexo qio te sr1 to 36288 for great deal. sr2 for somewhat. sr3 for not at all. results a littleater. grapevine is next. ths om lko hed
means we're going to give a shot to michael jordan to play basketball because if affirmative action doesn't exist michael jordan is playing in [ inaudible ]. the retort not all players are michael sw jordan, you ain't either. why do black people have to be geniuses and white people mediocre to compete against the geniuses and the presumption of intelligence is the mediocre and not the genius. white people don't run all networks they haven't had 43 1/2 presidents, they're not the chieftans of industry, most of the fortune 500 companies. the complaint is when we mess up and acknowledge we've messed up we have to pay the price for it. you tell america as black people pull yourselves up. acknowledge what you did for 250 you got free labor, black intellectual power was used tore your advantage now hook it up, a white woman who has benefited more than anybody else from affirmative action you're not going to talk about your gender you're going to talk about your race and when you put together white women and other abled people, white people benefit more from a policy aimed toward african-a
, i'm eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan in for aaron gilchrist. welcome on this wednesday, october 10th. >>> for the first time, a national division playoff game will be held in washington. the nationals return to washington after winning the first two games in st. louis. edwin jackson, who finished off their world series run last year, will start. in case you can't make it, you can watch the game on the mlb network. >>> if you're planning on going to today's game, plan on getting to the ballpark early. several streets around the ballpark will be closing around 7:00. additional streets will close at 10:30. ddot officers will have extra officers on hand to keep things running smoothly, and trains will be running hours before the first pitch. >> it's going to be a great event. it's fantastic for the city to be hosting it, but everybody, i think, needs to have a game plan whether they're going to the game or not. they need to know how to get home tomorrow, and if there's any way to avoid this area, that's what we recommend. >> you can also get to the game on a bike. capital bike share
for dozens of protests across the middle east. >>> we just learned the u.s. is sending troops to the jordan border in case violence spills over in syria. it could spread beyond syria as tensions rise especially with turkey. leon panetta made the announcement in brussels this morning. the u.s. will offer humanitarian aid to refugees entering jordan and monitor use of chemical and biological use of weapons in syria. >>> mitt romney is making gains since the debate of last week. a new poll has him leading 49% to 47%. president obama leads a separate poll with registered voters. stuff that keeps coming up, no republican has won an election without winning ohio. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> the producers of "sesame street" are not happy with this. the workshop wants president obama to stop running it now. the ad mocks romney in last week's debate when he vowed to end public funding for broadcasting. they are a nonpartisan, nonprofit and don't get involved in politics. they are reviewing the concerns. >>> people are gathering outside the supreme court for a ra
and libya for possible cross-cultural violence. the u.s. has been working with jordan to monitor chemical and biological weapon's sites in syria and to have them deal with refugees pouring over the border from syria. the u.s. will, the u.s. presence will establish a headquarters and beef up jordan's military capabilities should violence erupt on the border. >>> fireworks at a hearing on capitol hill today. trying to defend the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack on the american consulate in libya. the attack killed a u.s. embass door and three other americans. tom fitzgerald is following this. this is a political battle. >> reporter: it really has and showed no sign of letting up. the republicans have been accusing the obama administration of not doing enough to protect the consulate, while democrats say the focus should be on fining who was responsible for that attack in ben ghazi on september 11th, not the deciding blame. obama administration officials headed to capitol hill to tell the house oversight committee that the security every ben ghaz icons late was based o
sympathizes or agrees with terrorists. >> thank you. >> we now go to the gentleman from ohio, mr. jordan. could you kweeld necessity ten seconds for a quick question? let's understand what you are saying here today is that one piece of intel, one piece of infell got you guys, yourself and secretary rice or ambassador rice, to make a wrong statement five or six days later and still be making it because sunday is a long time after tuesday. you are saying you got it wrong and you didn't know any better. is that right? >> the information that was availab available. >> ambassador, you're a great witness historically. i asked you did you have any contrary knowledge over those five days? that's all -- >> no, sir. >> okay. you didn't know any better for the next five days is your testimony. thank you, mr. jordan. >> mr. chairman, may i ask the consent that we give equal time to mr. cummings to respond and then give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> mr. chairman, on that request -- >> to be honest -- mr. jordan. >> point of order. >> are you requesting time? >> point of order. >> i guess unani
to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm richard jordan, in for aaron gilchrist this morning. mother nature appears to be a baseball fan too. it is going to be a nice day for a ball game. look at that. >> yes. very good weather so are fa. it is 56 degrees out there. cool start. veronica is here to tell us more. >> i'm so excited about the day. i'm glad the nats are back in town. i'm so happy we're going to have great weather around. >> wearing your red. >> wearing my red. i'll be hopefully wearing my red too if they win. the rest of the week, i'll be wearing my red. >>> as far as what's happening right now, we do have clouds still out there, a little bit of mist, and a few light showers and sprinkles. that is going to end very soon. unlike the last couple of days where it just kind of lingered on and on, we're going to see the clouds move out. we're going to see sunshine in here, i think, by around 9:00 today. look at the satellite and radar review over the last few hours. you can see that clearing around charleston and west virginia. we're at 58 degrees here. new york city 53. phila
jordan in for aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this wednesday, octer 10th, li outside, 5:00 a.m., 56 degrees. a cool way to start your morning. i think we're going to have nice weather ahead. >> yes. if you can put your nats t-shirt underneath your nats sweatshirt. >> that's right. and then you need to put it back on because it's going to be a little breezy again. on, off, on, off. the wind calm. and it's that calm wind that's allowing fog to form with the damp ground we've got. we've had the little bit of showers over the last couple of days. we're at 58 degrees right now. reagan national, you can see on the satellite and radar review. clouds ctinuing to push out. more breaks taking place off to our west. and our temperatures, they're about 5 to 10 degrees higher than they were yesterday. at the bus stop here this morning, 46 to 55. damp with the fog lifting. your high today, 72. >>> checking out your commute, first 4 traffic, checking the dulles toll road, nice and clear in both directions as you head to the beltway. no issues to report. traveling o
.s. military sent to jordan on syria crisis." mostly this military unit is helping jordan handle the estimated at 180,000 syrian refugees who have crossed the border and are severely straining the country's resources. foreign policy is to be a topic in the debate between vice president joe biden and vice presidential candidate paul ryan. the debate begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern time on thursday, and we will read air the debate after we take your phone calls and -- we will re-air the debate after we take your phone calls and comments. up next, we will talk with frank donna kelley on campaign -- frank donatelli on campaign 2012. julie, this is not the first time that the candidates for that seat will be squaring off. there are two debates under their belts. where do things stand? guest: the first two debates in this race have been pretty it and fall, a pretty nasty the dates. pretty positive up until september. there is the ban on outside grant adds -- on outside ads. until september, there were no negative adds for either candidate as well, but over the last couple of months it has taken a trend
the border with syria and jordan. washington has been insisting that we are not going to directly intervene. dinesh d'souza is here to tell us what is going on in obama's america and with our troops abroad. the supreme court takes up the question of the future of affirmative action. shannon bream was there for the argument and she will be next with the report. for many, nexium helps relieve heartburn symptoms caused by acid refl disease. osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels have been seen with nexium. possible side effects include headache, dirhea, d abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. lou: the obama justice department rejecting claims that the south carolina law that requires voters to show photo id discriminate against minorities, since there is four weeks remain to election day. that law will not be allowed to go into effect until, however, next year. arguments in the supreme court case today could change affirmative action policies. shannon bream has the report. >> what we want? diversity. >> today,
for hiring nearly 500 more police officers. good afternoon. i'm dina bair. and i'm robert jordan in for steve sanders. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>the mayor kept his word. he outlined his plan to close a shortfall. reading a better business climate in the city. creating a small business center. this budget makes critical investments by reforming government instead of raising taxes. >> our goal is to reform where we can and where we must. that is where matters. providing greater opportunities for our children. a mixed reactions to the mayor's speech. he felt as though there should have been more than 4 in. and 57 police officers457 police officers. >> i did not think that is enough. >> whatever we can afford that is what we're going to try to do. >> i think it is a very optimistic message. even though these are tough economic times. it appears that chicago is going to be able to do more with less. >> mayor stressed the need for pension reform. the aldermen will have about one month to think over herit.>>vide
from syria keep hitting his territory. the u.s. sent troops in to build a headquarters in jordan near the border of syria in the event violence escalates. >>> federal officials are warning car owners about counterfeit airbags that might not inflate in a crash. airbags replaced in last three years. as many as 250,000 vehicles may be affected. >> the spacex cargo shipment arrived at the international space station. this is the first under a contract with nasa. the shipment contains 1,000 pound of groceries, clothing and other gear. those are the news headlines on the fox business network. back to ashley and tracy. ashley: julie banderas, thank you so much. all right. tablets and smartphones have taken a major bite out of the personal computer market. lenovo is fighting back. the world's second biggest pc-maker breaking into the tablet market with four, count them, four devices. they're mix of notebook computer and touch-screen tablet. they're very cool. we've been playing with one. weapon have the president of lenovo's product group. peter, thank you very much for being here. you have f
you, sir. >> may i ask we give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask yuan mouse consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we wanted to know what w
150 members to jordan to help with refugees arriving from syria. he said the team will help jordanians with logistics and planning worth thousands of refugees at that time border. >>> it has been five days since 10-year-old jessica ridgeway went missing on her way to school in colorado. police released this home video to help the public recognize her. sunday her backpack was found six miles away from home. police are now extend tharg er is -- extending their search. >>> jerry sandusky will be moved to a state prison in pennsylvania next week to start serving between 30 and 60 years. he was sentenced yesterday for sexually abusing ten boys. in prison he will be allowed to keep his watch and wedding band but that's practically it. he will be able to watch penn state football but not violent movies. he will also undergo psychiatric evaluation once he is moved. >>> the nationwide meningitis outbreak has now claimed 11 lives and 12th death is being investigated. at least 119 people have gotten sick after getting contaminated steroid shots that were shipped from a massachusetts pharmacy. law
this morning. the u.s. military is now setting up camp in jordan to help with humanitarian crisis that is spilling in from syria. the task force ss it is ,0 reehoveeg come across tt border. the obama administration declined to offer military support to rebels in syria fighting governmentorces there. so far more than 30,00 ncchn s.i0,000 peopl hve : tst t ly m mitt romney now leading president oba in scott rasmussen's swing state survey, 49-47%. that poll tracks 11 key bagr ss t t eyoerargo oins, fox news contributor, served as national direct for president ronald reagan's re-election team in 1984. he worked on numerous other campaigns. good to have you back. >> good morni. waoopecs s mt. raspngt yoei out there? >> momentum clearly gone toward romne momentum is important in the closing days of the campaign. he has it. the that debate made him an acceptable alternate to the president. th baln tdent has d mnnia, his people are enthusiastic. we always knew it would be a close race. right now people are very, very enthused about romney's opportunities. bill: you say that voters are j
, if the time when jordan further and they are able to produce multiple weapons and a short time -- if the time line at short and a further and they are able to produce multiple weapons in a short time -- short of them testing in nuclear weapon, the further they get in the direction of having capabilities. [inaudible] >> you could maybe blame them now because they could price it in. thank you for the question, i want to get to a couple more. maybe you could both ask a question. >> i am just curious come in your analysis, how did you factor in the uncertainty about the effectiveness of a military strike? to a already indicated if there was a military strike, as i understand, having not read your report yet, that there would be a spike up in the short term of the price of oil. there seems to be almost an assumption that there would be closer to the issue of iranian military of nuclear capability when in fact there may not be closure. and i am just curious, was there a lot of analysis to that point about just this uncertainty about the effectiveness of any military strike? >> and we will take your
working closely with it -- for some time with our partners. jordan has been taking an important role. as we have seen with the syrian regime's violations last week of turkish sovereignty, our partners in the region are greatly affected by assad's brutal campaign, so we will continue to coordinate closely with our partners moving forward as we have in the past. >> u.s. boots on the ground right next to a war zone -- is this an escalation? >> it is not an escalation. it is working with a partner to deal with the impacts of assad's brutality. >> as you know, many of the administration's critics would like to see a more active role by these troops. >> our position on providing military legal assistance has not changed. it is our position that what is needed in syria is not more weapons. what is needed is a political transition. you note critics who seem to support taking some sort of harder, more militaristic line, but they will not come forward and draw any real distinctions from what they are proposing compared to what the president is doing. if someone in congress or elsewhere wants t
in jordan to help with humanitarian crisis that is spilling in from syria. the task force says it is concerned with helping the country deal with the nearly 18,000 refugees who have come across that border. the obama administration declined to offer military support to rebels in syria fighting government forces there. so far more than 30,000 people, 30,000 people have been killed in that uprising since march in syria. bill: for the first time in nearly a month mitt romney now leading president obama in scott rasmussen's swing state survey, 49-47%. that poll tracks 11 key battleground states that the president won four years ago but now they're considered too close to call. ed rollins, fox news contributor, served as national direct for president ronald reagan's re-election team in 1984. he worked on numerous other campaigns. good to have you back. >> good morning. how are you, sir? bill: i'm fine, thank you. i want to get to specifics in a moment. generally speaking what are you seeing out there? >> momentum clearly gone toward romney. momentum is important in the closing days
specialists to jordan to help deal with the estimated 18,000 syrian refugees who have flooded into the country. >>> now to this young woman so many of you i know are following here. belala is one tough young woman. this he is that 14-yearld pakistani girl, singled out on a school bus by taliban gunmen who asked about her by name, then shot her point blank. her offense, speaking out, posing a threat to the taliban by telling the world she has a right to be educated. as i said, this young woman is tough and you're about to hear from her. but first, reza sayah has an update on the effort to now save her life. >> reporter: it took three hours of surgery, but a neurosurgeon tells us he successfully removed a bullet lodged in the neck and shoulder area and he's 90% sure that she will recover. this was an attack that outraged much of pakistan throughout the day. pakistanis were trashing the taliban on social media, twitter and the newspaper, in the streets. this is a girl that many people here in pakistan know. outside of pakistan, you may not have heard of her. late last year we got a chance to sit
to forge the peace agreements. they've succeeded with jordan. they succeeded with egypt. i'm sure we'll see more success there also. it's got to be a commitment of the united states of america though and i can promise you in a mccain-paling administration that commitment is their work with our friends in israel. biden: when no one has been a better front of his with an joe biden. i never would have joined the ticket if i was not sure barack obama shared my passion. but you asked the question that whether or not visit administration policy have made sense or something to that affect. it has been abject failure. visit administration policy. in fairness to secretary rice, she's trying to turn it around now in the seventh or eighth year. here's what the president said when we said no. insisted on electionn the west bank when i said and others said and barack obama said, big mistake. hamas will win. what happened? hamas one. when we kicked along with france we kicked hezbollah out of lebanon, i said and barack said, move nato forces in there, fill the vacuum because you don't know, if you don't,
to the jordan/syria border and of course tensions between syria and turkey have been escalating. we're also looking at some of the fundamental data, the latest report from opec in their monthly report saying there will be ample supplies through 2013. we'll wait to see what the international energy agency and the u.s. energy information administration have to say in their monthly reports later this week. in terms of the gold price, that $17.60 to $17.65 level has been a key area of support and a lot of traders say there is consolidation here as we've seen a firmer dollar, not much news to move gold in one direction or another but they're looking for a big move, either to the 1800 level or perhaps to 1650, got to go one way or the other and those are the key points to watch. back to you, david. >> thanks very much, sharon epperson. we've been talking about china of late given this morning yum! results and alcoa in that conference call. i've mentioned a pronounced slowdown in the growth of asian exports and i'm not just talking china to u.s., although that's an important component, i'm also ta
with 14 leaders in the region; turkey, israel, jordan and iraq. i've been to all those countries, most of them more than once. my aim has been to make sure that we're all prepared with options for the challenges ahead, both the near-term issues in iran and in syria and longer-term issues resulting from the arab spring. there are some countries i haven't visited yet, but i plan to. china and india are high on my list, and so is russia. even though i've not yet visited miss cow, i have had several -- moscow, i have had several productive meetings with my russian counterpart here in washington, d.c., in europe and by video teleconference several times. i could go on. as you can tell, i'm working hard on my friends list. one final thought. during all of these travels, our servicemen and women are always foremost in my thoughts. they and their families have been through a lot. they are an inspirational bunch. i saw this when i was honored to go to london as the head of the united states delegation to the paraolympics. our athletes, especially the wounded warriors -- 20 of the 200 were wound
50 juices. >>> good morning. it's 7:26 on this wednesday, october 10th. i'm richard jordan. in the news today, give yourself extra time if your commute takes you by nationals park. the real traffic nightmare could be in the evening. the game may be wrapping up as thousands of people head home from work. here is danella sealock with traffic. >> 54 inbound, here is the situation. landover road, you are jammed. slow all the way to new york avenue. the heaviest delays are from the beltway. richard. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> a murky, gray sunrise. welcome. storm team 4 meteorologist, veronica johnson here. the fog should lift
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